Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Parra-Téllez P, Muñoz-Fernández I, López-Gavito E
Chronic lateral ankle instability. Modified technique
Acta Ortop Mex 2019; 33 (3)

Language: Español
References: 22
Page: 135-140
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Introduction: Chronic ankle instability is defined as a clinical condition characterized by the presence of repetitive sprains. It can be functional or mechanical. Objective: The general objective of this study is to determine the results of the technique using the AOFAS scale and radiographs. of Broström-Gould modified with anchors in patients with chronic lateral ankle instability in the INR in a period comprised of 2008-2016. Material and methods: This is a cross-sectional, prospective, descriptive study with INR patients who had the diagnosis of chronic lateral ankle instability managed using the Broström-Gould procedure modified with anchors. Results: 13 were in follow-up, 1 man and 12 women, with an average age of 38 years (± 13), with predominance of the left ankle 7 (54%) over the right 6 (46%). On the AOFAS scale, the pre-surgical average obtained was ± 13.1) compared to the 6-month post-surgery of 73.4 (± 18). Conclusion: The use of anchors combined with the modified Broström-Gould technique with anchors is a simple and effective alternative that allows the replacement or repair of the anterior peroneal and peroneocalcaneal fibular ligaments.

Key words: Ankle sprain, sports injuries of the ankle.


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